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Adjunct Instructor - Anthropology

Lansing Community College
Charlotte, Michigan
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Title: Adjunct Instructor - Anthropology

Posting Closes at 11:55 PM on: 10/5/2024

Hours Per Week: Up to 28 Hours

Compensation Type: PT Faculty-Pay Based on PT Salary Schedule

New Hire Starting Pay: Rate of pay is based on the required qualifications of this position.

Employee Classification: Adjunct Instructor

Level: Adjunct-MD

Division: Arts & Sciences Division - 407000

Department: Sociology / Anthropology - 407219

Campus Location: LCC Downtown Campus

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: MAHE

To view the applicable labor contract, visit the Labor Relations web site.

For information about the benefits offered, please visit the Benefits web site.

Job Summary:

Adjunct Positions are filled by semester on an as needed basis. Applicants in this applicant pool are reviewed when the department has an immediate need to fill a vacancy. Review of applications will then stop for the semester once the vacancy has been filled.

Adjunct (part-time) faculty to teach courses in Anthropology. Specifically Medical Anthropology, Food and Sustainability, Cultural Anthropology, Biological Anthropology & Archaeology, Forensic Anthropology and Introduction to Archaeology. Depending upon program needs and the candidate's qualifications, in-person teaching assignments may be on LCC's downtown Lansing campus, at an extension center (within 40 miles of the downtown campus), and/or via online delivery methods. Adjunct faculty are expected to work collaboratively with senior department faculty to develop course content consistent with official course syllabi, to deliver course instruction to students, and to be available for student assistance and advising outside of class. Additional responsibilities may include participation in course assessment, department/program meetings, professional development activities, and other duties as assigned.

Regular on campus presence is expected for all LCC employment. Any flexible work schedules and/or hybrid work schedules approved by the College are subject to change based on the needs of the LCC community.

Required Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Anthropology (from a regionally accredited college or university).

Previous college/university teaching experience (instructor of record) in Anthropology.

Alternative Degree Requirements:

Master's Degree or higher in a related field (from a regionally accredited college or university) with a minimum of 18 semester graduate credits (or the equivalent number of quarter hours) in Anthropology.

IMPORTANT: If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.

Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services ( and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. ( ; World Education Services, Inc.( ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. ( The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.

Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.

REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree in Anthropology (from a regionally accredited college or university) or doctoral degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 semester graduate credits (or the equivalent number of quarter hours) in Anthropology.

Biological Anthropology field or lab experience.

Community college teaching experience.

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.

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